Food & Nutrition

The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) just released a study they conducted on Estimating Quantities and Types of Food Waste at the City Level.
You can hardly buy a food product these days without seeing a claim that some food or ingredient in the product somehow benefits health. One of these has been that consuming soy protein could help decrease the risk of heart disease.
Given that this new research centers around both sex and drugs – two topics that attract instant attention in our culture – you'll no doubt be hearing a lot about these results in the coming days.
"Organic" may be one of the most confusing words in language today. Although most people will probably have a vague idea of the meaning of the term they probably won't know the definition.
Now that smoking has become an aberration rather than the norm, locales that are missing their tobacco tax money seem to look for another source of revenue. Enter the tax on sugar-sweetened beverages or SSBs.
If one thing's for certain, it's that there's never enough money to take care of all the needs of older adults. That holds true on the local, state and federal level, and costs, as they always have, only go up.
It’s a persistent question — does it make any difference how one’s meals are distributed during the day? Research has suggested that, given the same caloric intake, when one eats really doesn’t affect one’s body weight.
In the latest report on the topic, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) paints a rather depressing picture of the status of the nation's obesity prevalence.
Every once in a while, the scientific literature offers up a gift to write about.
We often write about how one study says a diet or food is helpful followed in short turn by another review saying it has no effect or is even detrimental. What is a person to believe?
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